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epidemic prevention

Firm helps Laos build livestock information system for epidemic control

Society

Firm helps Laos build livestock information system for epidemic control

Vietnam’s TE-FOOD company on May 13 signed a memorandum of understanding on cooperation with the Lao Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry’s Department of Livestock and Fisheries to build a herd management and information system for urgent epidemic prevention through smart phones, amidst the spreading African swine fever (ASF) in the region.

Measures needed to prevent ASF reaching southern Vietnam

Health

Measures needed to prevent ASF reaching southern Vietnam

African swine fever (ASF) posed a substantial threat to the pig farming industry although measures have been taken to stop the disease from spreading, said Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Nguyen Xuan Cuong at the first meeting of the national steering committee for the prevention and control of ASF in Hanoi on March 26.

Vietnam, Russia sign various cooperation agreements

Business

Vietnam, Russia sign various cooperation agreements

General Secretary of the Communist Party of Vietnam (CPV)’s Central Committee Nguyen Phu Trong and Russian President Vladimir Putin witnessed the signing of many cooperation agreements on September 6, within the framework of the former’s ongoing visit to Russia.

Back to school season means disease risk

Health

Back to school season means disease risk

Students face several diseases at the beginning of the new school year, such as dengue fever, hand-foot-mouth disease, measles and flu, so epidemic prevention efforts should be strengthened, health experts warned.

Community advised to keep vigilant on dengue

Health

Community advised to keep vigilant on dengue

Despite a recent sharp fall in the number of dengue cases, the community should not neglect preventive measures against the epidemics, warned the Department of Preventive Medicine under the Ministry of Health.

Deputy FM co-chairs 15th East Asia Forum

Politics

Deputy FM co-chairs 15th East Asia Forum

Deputy Foreign Minister Nguyen Quoc Dung, head of the Senior Officials’ Meeting (SOM) ASEAN Vietnam, has co-chaired the 15th East Asia Forum in the Chinese province of Hunan from June 29 – July 1.